How to Help Teens Handle the Loss of Proms and Graduations

In addition to the suggestions in this article for ways to grieve what is lost, help each other find new, creative ways to celebrate important milestones. We’ve seen people host virtual parties, arrange drive-by celebrations, and create elaborate props/settings in their own yards. We can still celebrate even when the celebrations are not traditional. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_help_teens_handle_the_loss_of_proms_and_graduations?fbclid=IwAR1PUQg5OtjDko4L_xrdeAw-t1fprPvZKlJAV9tvg8kdBuO0Je1DscHGfag

Coronavirus Has Upended Our World. It’s OK To Grieve

We are all cycling through the grief process during these times. This article discusses some helpful ways to navigate the grief process, including; communicating with others, identifying and acknowledging our feelings, practicing calming strategies, and being open to joy and gratitude. Relaxing our expectations of ourselves and our students/children will also be important. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/26/820304899/coronavirus-has-upended-our-world-its-ok-to-grieve?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR01yT_dcc9sP1fxpPfFgws_MU9edV9qr1bCnuBX4prOq6xTndBpUYq05JA